Kanasar Village, with population of 2769 is Phalodi sub district's the 28th most populous village, located in Phalodi sub district of Jodhpur district in the state Rajasthan in India. Total geographical area of Kanasar village is 79 km2 and it is the 7th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 35 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Phalodi and distance from Kanasar village to Phalodi is 60 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Kanasar village is 342307. Phalodi is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 60 km. District head quarter of the village is Jodhpur which is 200 km away.


The village is home to 2769 people, among them 1487 (54%) are male and 1282 (46%) are female. 79% of the whole population are from general caste, 21% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kanasar village is 19%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are 506 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has decreased by -1.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 2806. Female population growth rate of the village is -1.5% which is -0.3% lower than male population growth rate of -1.2%. General caste population has increased by 6.2%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -21.6% and child population has decreased by -19.9% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 862 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 858, in schedule caste is 877. There are 840 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the village. Overall sex ratio in the village has decreased by 2 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 67 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 1491 people in the village are literate, among them 979 are male and 512 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kanasar is 67%. 82% of male and 49% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 21%. Male literacy has gone up by 14% and female literacy rate has gone up by 30%.

Workers profile

Kanasar has 48% (1323) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 48% male and 48% female population are working population. 27% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 21% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 16% of total female population are main and 31% are marginal workers.